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Dad’s Chapeaus

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 25 “If you have a minute or three, write four lines. Include a hat.” Dad’s collection of hats: Captain’s hat in summer – no boat involved Winter wool caps – barely creeping over the … Continue reading

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Cigar Ash

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille Night – Ashes to Ashes (posted by SarahSouthwest) Our word tonight is “ash”. An ashtray full of stale cigar butts in Dad’s car. Soon as I climbed in, my complexion greened. Fresh cigar … Continue reading

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Aqua Summers

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Donna Matthews Challenge “Rondelet” 7 lines Lines 1, 3, and 7 are refrains Refrain lines are 4 syllables long, other lines are 8 syllables Rhyme scheme: AbAabbA Aqua water and Dad learning to … Continue reading

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Dreaded Call

Written for: One Womans Quest VJ’S WEEKLY CHALLENGE #122: THE PHONE CALL Let your imagination run wild with this one. One phone call can change the state of things. I know I can easily think of of a number of … Continue reading

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Fifteen Years

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Roundel Here are basic guidelines: 11 lines three stanzas (quatrain, tercet, quatrain) the opening of the first line becomes a refrain of the fourth and 11th lines and rhymes with lines two, … Continue reading

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Smoke and Cigars

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – November:  “Nothing is more memorable than scent”  (posted by Sanaa) “Write a poem that revolves around scent.  You may draw inspiration from the quotes and poems above. Feel free to explore the … Continue reading

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Mallomar Mania

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July 1 – P.E.O.D (poem every other day) Memoir Chapbook Challenge – “Laugh, Laugh” “We find humor in the strangest places. And what makes me laugh may be different from what amuses you! It is … Continue reading

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For Mom and Dad

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 4 For today’s prompt, write an apologetic poem. Maybe the poem itself is a first person apology. Or it could be about someone apologizing to someone else. Or maybe … Continue reading

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Particularly Purple

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini Challenge  (posted by Kim) – “A Rainbow Of Sonnets” “This weekend I would like you to write a NEW sonnet based on a colour of your choice. It could be … Continue reading

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Princess In Emerald

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Treasure   (posted by Sumana) One year on my birthday Dad gave me an enchanting princess doll on a stand. She wore an emerald green velvet dress. Tiny mirror dangled from her wrist. Long blonde hair … Continue reading

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